China Mobile and Cobham Trial Cell-by-Cell Upgrades from 4G to 5G

Cobham Wireless today announced that it has joined forces with China Mobile to trial an LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) Dual Connectivity system for 4G and 5G networks. The system demonstrates how throughput and capacity can be improved across a network, by utilising radio resources from multiple mobile cells simultaneously. Cobham Wireless, a leader in the provision of…

5G Will be Hot at MWC17 Say Strategy Analytics

5G and Autonomous Vehicles will be among the hottest segments at MWC 2017 with honorable mentions to smart cities, AI, and Robotics. Strategy Analytics experts will be on hand covering the event. They will provide insights separating hype from reality and differentiating incremental improvements to true innovation across devices, networks, and platforms. David Kerr, a Senior…

5G Americas and 5G Forum Korea to Collaborate

5G Americas, a trade association that is the voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas and the 5G Forum Korea, a group that aims to become the leading force in the development of next-generation communications technology announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today for cooperation in next-generation (5G) mobile communications. Chris Pearson, President of…

O2 Says 5G to Boost UK Productivity by £10 billion a Year

The UK is set to reach a ‘tipping point’ by 2026, where the direct economic benefits of 5G rollout will beat that of fibre broadband. National 5G infrastructure will directly contribute an additional £7 billion a year to the UK economy just six years from rollout – in 2026. 5G will deliver this economic impact…

5G Americas Report Details 3GPP Release 13 to Release 15 Standards 

5G Americas, the industry trade association and voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas, today announced the publication of Wireless Technology Evolution Towards 5G: 3GPP Release 13 to Release 15 and Beyond which outlines the progress and evolution of LTE technology and the developing 5G standards. With the U.S. approaching 90 percent penetration of…

Ericsson Unveils 5G Platform Targets Half Trillion $ Market

First to market with combined core and radio for 5G use cases, accelerating the journey to 5G with today’s networks Enables global 5G access and transport, covering all frequency ranges Ericsson introduces a 5G platform for the needs of the first movers in 5G. Communications are rapidly moving toward data-heavy applications like Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality…

Nokia Introduces Next Gen Fiber Solution for 5G Era

Nokia is introducing a broad set of next-generation fiber access solutions that deliver on the capacity and latency requirements essential for mobile transport. Nokia’s addition of next-generation 10Gbps passive optical network (PON) and point-to-point (P2P) fiber to its mobile transport solution gives operators the capacity, scale and flexibility needed to support network densification in the…

Small Cell Forum to Host ‘Lighting the Path to 5G’ Panel at MWC

Industry organization Small Cell Forum are to host a panel at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, dedicated to ‘cutting through the chatter and addressing the real world challenges of planning a next generation network’. The ‘Lighting the path to 5G’ panel (Tuesday 28th February, 7F61) draws together executives from organizations that are shaping 5G including…